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Author Denti, P. ♦ Dragoni, P. ♦ Rizzi, C.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Manufacturing industries ♦ Environmental management ♦ Cotton ♦ Flexible manufacturing systems ♦ Aerospace industry ♦ Clothing industry ♦ Food industry ♦ Footwear industry ♦ Textile industry ♦ Computational modeling
Abstract Several industrial sectors are concerned with the design and manufacturing of flexible products. However traditional CAD and simulation systems cannot be used to study and simulate process that involve this kind of products. Our objective has been to develop a modelling and simulation environment which is able to deal with different classes of non-rigid materials, from flat to bulk, in a unified way. This has been done at two different levels: object modelling and interaction modelling. For object modelling, a particle-based model has been adopted where an object is described by a set of particles with their mass, radius and other physical properties. As for the interaction modelling, we define a unified approach to manage object interactions with the environment. To verify the potential of the prototype developed some application case studies have been selected: the automated folding of a cotton sleeve, the draping of a skirt over a human body and the opening and closure of a convertible car soft top.
Description Author affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Ind., Parma Univ., Italy (Denti, P.)
ISBN 0780332806
ISSN 1062922X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-10-14
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.16 MB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 2811
Ending Page 2815


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library